This manifesto details what we believe needs to happen to set local government on the right path to be the sustainable and effective force we all need. It is based on research the LGIU has undertaken over the last decade and on a programme of in-depth conversations with our members.
As we launch our new manifesto for local government Jonathan Carr-West, Chief Executive of LGIU, outlines how we plan to work with the global community of local government to share learning and build a stronger foundation for local delivery in the 21st century.
A sustainable approach to local government finance is the only way to ensure long-term resilience for local places and local communities, writes Jonathan Carr-West.
The LGIU’s Local Democracy Research Centre is exploring how local government is funded in different countries as part of ongoing work to develop new ideas and solutions to tackle long-standing problems. This report takes an in-depth look at the system in Italy.
What happens when we no longer trust our governments? Or when civic institutions no longer trust each other? As part of our LGIU@40 campaign we look at declining trust levels and how local government can re-build trust.
As part of our LGIU@40 campaign we are asking fundamental questions about the future of local government. Here LGIU’s chief executive Jonathan Carr-West looks at the integral role of effective participation and how we can improve democratic engagement.
As part of our LGIU@40 programme we are asking senior decision makers to ask the challenging questions about how we might do things differently in the next 40 years for local government. Ian Cowie, CEO of the City of Gosnells looks at online voting in this provocation piece.
Our latest resources for local government in Australia include fresh analysis of 20-minute neighbourhoods and a deep dive into topics like Community Land Trusts and planning for electric vehicles. We keep you up to date with everything that matters to local government in Australia. Find out what you might have missed.
From councillor training to the constitution, from running councils to regulating pets , we keep you up to date with everything that matters to local government in Australia. Find out what you might have missed from LGIU in the last four weeks.
From economic inactivity to loving local, we keep you up to date with everything that matters to local government in Scotland. Find out what you might have missed from LGIU in the last four weeks.